Communication

How HR Managers Should Deal With Employee Complaints

Dealing with employee complaints proves to be one of the toughest parts of being an HR manager. In worst cases, it means having to face so many things at once: a gap in the company’s policies, an error caused by a colleague (or even by yourself!), a lack of resources, and an emotional fit thrown by a valued employee. You’ll never know what’s coming your way — payroll disputes, a harassment-related grievance, an aggravated conflict between rank-and-files and their [...]

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HR Highlights: August 2017

Here are the top news, events, and announcements that shaped and steered the HR industry and labor in the Philippines in August 2017. DOLE announces pay rules for 2018 holidays The Department of Labor of Employment (DOLE) published last August 10 the prescribed computation of wages for 2018 holidays. Labor Advisory No. 10, s. 2017 or the “Payment of Wages for the Regular and Special (Non-Working) Holidays for the Year 2018” is set to guide private sector employers in determining how [...]

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The 1-2-3-4 of a Four-Day Work Week in the Philippines

Every employee needs a break every now and then due to the stress and pressure encountered every day at the office. There are times where we just want an additional day off to keep us efficient and productive at work. With the new house bill being passed, would the additional hours of work be more beneficial for employees in order to have a longer weekend? 4 days + 4 hours The current labor code requires a maximum of 6-days of work [...]

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HR Highlights: September 2017

Here are the top news, events, and announcements that shaped and steered the HR industry and labor in the Philippines in September 2017. Senate endorses TRAIN Bill The Senate has endorsed its own version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill on September 20. fjallraven rucksack The proposed law, called Senate Bill 1592, provides complete exemption for the first Php150,000 annual taxable income and retains the Php82,000 tax exemption for 13th month pay and [...]

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Digital Trends That Are Changing The HR Industry

There’s no doubt about it: HR is going digital. asics gel lyte In the recently held Philippine HR Congress, HR leader, businessman, and bestselling author Roger Collantes talked about how technology has gained traction in the industry in the past few years, and how it has given rise to the need for “digital HR leaders.” This new breed of HR leaders embraces technological trends with skyrocketing levels of agility and adaptability. They want accuracy, but are unwilling to [...]

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5 Steps to Maintain and Promote Discipline at Work

In his best-selling management book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t, business consultant and lecturer Jim Collins said, “A culture of discipline is not a principle of business, it is a principle of greatness.” We all know the deal: in order for a company to succeed, discipline should sit at its core. No one should lose sight of the predefined vision and values. As HR managers and leaders, we’re tasked to make everyone [...]

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Measure Employee Engagement with These 8 Survey Questions

Employee engagement refers to workers’ overall willingness to help their company succeed. It reveals their passion for their roles and predicts whether they would go the extra mile to take the company to where it wants to be. According to Officevibe’s article entitled 6 Amazing Benefits of Employee Engagement, employee engagement can lead to increased profitability. The idea was clearly pictured out as follows.   Happy employees -> Quality Work -> Happy Customers -> Referrals -> Happy employees   [...]

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale as HR Manager

We all know the basic rule: happy employees function better and blossom within the company. This saves the company from incurring unnecessary retention costs. Good pay, enjoyable office environment, and adequate management support are fundamental to boosting employee morale. nike air max 2017 soldes But how do you take that up a notch? At some point, employees will need extra layers of appreciation and gratitude. Here are some tips to help you uplift your employees’ morale as HR manager. [...]

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5 Ways to Handle Underperforming Employees

Your team members are staring blankly into their monitor screens, wanting to speed up the clock so they can immediately head on their way home. Mountains of paperwork remain undone, and your men are badly lagging behind the company-wide metrics. Now you begin to question if it’s still a matter of technicality – or will. Underperformance means going below the expected or desired outcome. In the workplace, underperforming employees can cause the business thousands of lost profit from missing [...]

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The Core Employee Needs HR Leaders Should Address

The idea of investing in employees beyond giving them their wages is relatively new. Before, people simply cash in on their rendered hours and go. Now, employers and HR leaders also face the pressure of providing “the perks” — the things that drive job satisfaction and employee engagement. nike air max flyknit ultra 2.0 To attract and keep people in this day and age, we’re expected to give them sources of motivation, commitment, and focus. And those ought [...]

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